Low Budget 3-D: Panasonic Brings 3-D to the Indie Market

Low Budget 3-D: Panasonic Brings 3-D to the Indie Market

For the indie film producer, the cost of hardware, the skills required of operators, and the extra shooting time it takes are all barriers to using 3-D. Panasonic’s AG-3DA1 solves these problems. For about $30,000, you get the fully HD 3D camera, a monitor, and two pairs of stylish glasses.

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Technology Good News & Bad News for Indie Films

Technology Good News & Bad News for Indie Films

There’s good news and bad news about technology for independent filmmakers. It’s cheaper and easier to make a film: anyone can make a movie with a low-price camera and a laptop. But the bad news is, independent films are competing for distribution and exhibition screens with big budget studio movies – and those movies are benefiting from some pretty nifty technology, too. Is there still room at the multiplex for the personal storytelling and character-driven drama of indie film?

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